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PINNED Reduce Instana infrastructure footprint by reducing metrics resolution
First, we installed on self-hosted Instana Backend on Docker (on-premies). However, the backend didn't respond to the production load and lost monitoring data. Then, We decided to go forward with Openshift Installation. However, the recommended Op...
PINNED Need documentation on how to uninstall Instana for K8 and Docker self hosted installation
We need documentation on how to uninstall Instana and the resources created during the installation of Instana on K8. These steps are helpful especially recovering from failed installation so that the customer could retry the steps.

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Be able to set priority in the Service Now integration (alert channel)

We currently set priority, it seems, in an arbitrary manner. However, its seems that the priority in SNOW is actually based on two other fields: business impact and urgency. This request is to be able to set an impact and urgency field on SNOW ale...
23 days ago in Instana / Integrations 1 Under review

Ensure when an incident/issue no longer exists, we send a 'close' to Service Now

Right now our SNOW integration only opens tickets in SNOW. But when an incident/issue no longer exists, we should also send the corresponding 'close' to Service Now.
23 days ago in Instana / Integrations 1 Under review

Need the ability to trigger Events on individual CPUs with high utilization

I'm working with a customer where 1 or 2 of the CPUs on a server have sustained high CPU utilization. Currently, you are only able to define Events against the overall CPU utilization across ALL CPUs. This server has 192 CPUs. The Average CPU util...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent / Sensor 0 Under review

Provide information from textbase MBeans and nested MBeans within Instana.

For the client (Continental) it is very important to see information from textbase MBeans as well as nested MBeans within Instana to determine RC’s. But Instana is not capable to do so because nested Mbeans and textbase MBeans are not recognized b...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Real User Monitoring 0 Under review

Pre-requisites for OMEGAMON Instana Integration Proxy

Now OMEGAMON Instana Integration Proxy requires Kubernetes, but it is too tough to use it in our customer's environment because the workload for deployment and management is too heavy. Also about micro-k8S, it is not acceptable for our customer be...
about 2 months ago in Instana 0 Under review

Set up monitoring for DB2 threads for Guardian Prod servers in Instana

It is useful for customer to access the real time active DB2 thread counts. It is beneficial for Guardian customer to monitor the ongoing situation of DB2 thread count of cloud activities whether they are heavily consumed or moderate, which helps ...
2 months ago in Instana / IBM Cloud / Sensor 0 Under review

Increase Retention Time for Mobile App Beacons

We currently only have a history of 7 days which is not even covering an entire release cycle of 2 weeks. Ideally would be a data retention time of at least 4 weeks so we can compare data over a longer period and especially with the previous rollo...
2 months ago in Instana / Infrastructure 0 Under review

"IBM MQ Managed File Transfer Transfers" is not available in Grafana

"IBM MQ Managed File Transfer Transfers" is not exposed in Instana, unlike "IBM MQ Managed File Transfer Agent" and "IBM MQ Managed File Transfer Coordination Queue Manager". This means that you cannot select "IBM MQ Managed File Transfer Transfer...
2 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Under review

Memory Limits Allocation

Issue: Case numberTS014283635 We are receiving alerts from eks_commhub_prod_east_2 cluster stating that the below mentioned nodes are breaching the Memory Limits Allocation. ip-10-45-30-219.us-east-2.compute.internalip-10-45-31-81.us-east-2.comput...
3 months ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Under review

Enhance the MFT agent dashboard

These "missing" metrics were not decided to show in the agent dashboard when the sensor was created:Total Timed Out Transfers The count of total timedout transfers through the agent.Total Retrying transfers The count of total retrying transfers th...
3 months ago in Instana / MQ / Sensor 0 Under review